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Justin Bieber Battery: Neighbor Claims Singer Attacked Him


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Created: March 26, 2013 Last Updated: March 26, 2013
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Justin Bieber battery: Authorities are investigating whether pop icon Justin Beiber threatened and attacked him.

Justin Bieber (Miguel Medina/AFP/Getty Images)

Justin Bieber (Miguel Medina/AFP/Getty Images)

CALABASAS, Calif.—Deputies were investigating claims made Tuesday by a neighbor that Justin Bieber attacked and threatened him during an argument in suburban Los Angeles, authorities said.

No one was arrested and few details were immediately available.

A representative of Bieber did not immediately return a request for comment.

Online schedules indicate the “Baby” singer is in the midst of a European tour and performed a show in Poland on Monday night.

Authorities were called to the Calabasas scene just after 9 a.m., said Steve Whitmore, spokesman for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

“There have been allegations made against Mr. Bieber of battery and making threats,” Whitmore said.

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It’s unclear who called authorities, and whether there might have been previous problems between the 19-year-old singer and neighbors, Whitmore said.

The investigation was first reported by TMZ.com.

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